CCNA Security 640-554 Official Cert Guide

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  • Master Cisco CCNA Security IINS 640-554 exam topics
  • Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzes
  • Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks

This is the eBook edition of the CCNA Security 640-554 Official Cert Guide.  This eBook does not include the companion practice exam that comes with the print edition.

 

CCNA Security 640-554 Official Cert Guide presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. “Do I Know This Already?” quizzes open each chapter and enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly.

 

CCNA Security 640-554 Official Cert Guide, focuses specifically on the objectives for the CCNA Security IINS exam. Expert networking professionals Keith Barker and Scott Morris share preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics.

 

This eBook comes complete with 90 minutes of video training on CCP, NAT, object groups, ACLs, port security on a Layer 2 switch, CP3L, and zone-based firewalls. See the last page of the eBook file for instructions on downloading the videos.

 

Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, comprehensive design scenarios, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time.

 

The official study guide helps you master all the topics on the CCNA Security exam, including:

 

  • Network security concepts
  • Security policies and strategies
  • Network foundation protection (NFP)
  • Cisco Configuration Professional (CCP)
  • Management plane security
  • AAA security
  • Layer 2 security threats
  • IPv6 security
  • Threat mitigation and containment
  • Access Control Lists (ACLs)
  • Network Address Translation (NAT)
  • Cisco IOS zone-based firewalls and ASA firewalls
  • Intrusion prevention and detection systems
  • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and cryptography
  • Site-to-site IPsec VPNs and SSL VPNs

 

CCNA Security 640-554 Official Cert Guide is part of a recommended learning path from Cisco that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners and self-study products from Cisco Press. To find out more about instructor-led training, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit www.cisco.com/go/authorizedtraining.

 

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About the author

Keith Barker, CCIE No. 6783 (R&S and Security), is a 27-year veteran of the networking industry. He currently works as a network engineer and trainer for Copper River IT. His past experience includes EDS, Blue Cross, Paramount Pictures, and KnowledgeNet, and he has delivered CCIE-level training over the past several years. As part of the original set of Cisco VIPs for the Cisco Learning Network, he continues to give back to the community in many ways. He is CISSP and CCSI certified, loves to teach, and keeps many of his video tutorials at http://www.youtube.com/keith6783. He can be reached at Keith.Barker@CopperRiverIT.com or by visiting http://www.CopperRiverIT.com.

 

Scott Morris, CCIE No. 4713 (R&S, ISP/Dial, Security, and Service Provider), has more than 25 years in the industry. He also has CCDE and myriad other certifications, including nine expert-level certifications spread over four major vendors. Having traveled the world consulting for various enterprise and service provider companies, Scott currently works at Copper River IT as the chief technologist. He, too, has delivered CCIE-level training and technology training for Cisco Systems and other technology vendors.

 

Having spent a “past life” (early career) as a photojournalist, he brings interesting points of view from entering the IT industry from the ground up. As part of the original set of Cisco VIPs for the Cisco Learning Network, he continues to give back to the community in many ways. He can be reached at smorris@CopperRiverIT.com or by visiting http://www.CopperRiverIT.com.

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Publisher
Cisco Press
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Published on
Jul 6, 2012
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Pages
700
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ISBN
9780132966061
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Language
English
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Computers / Certification Guides / General
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CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Cert Guide contains proven study features that enable you to succeed on the exam the first time. Best-selling authors and expert instructors Keith Barker and Kevin Wallace share preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills, essential for successful completion of the performance-based testing items on the exam. This complete, CompTIA-approved study package includes the following:

 

Well regarded for its level of detail, study plans, assessment features, challenging review questions and exercises, video instruction, and hands-on labs, this approved study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that ensure your exam success.

 

 

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Learn, prepare, and practice for exam success

Master CCNP Security IPS 642-627 exam topics Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzes Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks

CCNP Security IPS 642-627 Official Cert Guide presents you with an organized test-preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. “Do I Know This Already?” quizzes open each chapter and enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly.

 

Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time.

 

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This is the eBook version of the printed book.Note that the eBook does not provide access to the practice test software that accompanies the print book.

 

CCNP Security IPS 642-627 Official Cert Guide is a best-of-breed Cisco exam study guide that focuses specifically on the objectives for the CCNP Security IPS exam. Senior security engineers David Burns, Odunayo Adesina, and Keith Barker share preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics.

 

Learn, prepare, and practice for exam success

Master CCNP Security IPS 642-627 exam topics Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzes Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks

CCNP Security IPS 642-627 Official Cert Guide presents you with an organized test-preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. “Do I Know This Already?” quizzes open each chapter and enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly.

 

Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time.

 

CCNP Security IPS 642-627 Official Cert Guide is part of a recommended learning path from Cisco that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners and self-study products from Cisco Press. To find out more about instructor-led training, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit www.cisco.com/go/authorizedtraining.

 

The official study guide helps you master all the topics on the CCNP Security IPS exam, including

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